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Present Progressive - Introduction Level: elementaryLevel 1

The present progressive puts emphasis on the course or duration of an action.

Time line

The present progressive is used for actions going on in the moment of speaking and for actions taking place only for a short period of time. It is also used to express development and actions that are arranged for the near future.

Present progressive is also known as present continuous.

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